Non‐traumatic rupture of kidney in pregnancy ‐ case report and review

Moshe Royburt*, Yoav Peled, Boris Kaplan, Moshe Hod, Shmuel Friedman, Jardena Ovadla

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During pregnancy, dilatation of the urinary collecting system is very common. Acute hydronephrosis is one of the most common causes of severe flank pain in pregnancy. Severe complications of hydronephrosis of pregnancy, such as pain. renal failure or a ruptured collecting system. occur very occasionally. A rare case of spontaneous rupture treated conservatively is presented. 1994 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)663-665
Number of pages3
JournalActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Issue number8
StatePublished - Sep 1994


  • conservative treatment
  • hydronephrosis
  • hydroureter
  • non‐traumatic rupture
  • pregnancy


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